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Aguakan announces 857 million in projects to keep up with accelerated growth

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — Aguakan has announced a historic investment for four municipalities of Quintana Roo. The water company reports earmarking 857 million peso into 74 infrastructure projects in Benito Juárez, Solidaridad, Puerto Morelos and Isla Mujeres.

The 857 million pesos will be spent in 2023 to meet the hydraulic infrastructure needs generated by the accelerated growth in the municipalities of Benito Juárez, Solidaridad, Puerto Morelos and Isla Mujeres.

The investments for the projects in 2023 include drinking water, sewerage and sanitation, which are intended to meet the timely demands of the population, provide the necessary resources and ensure state compliance.

As part of its year plan, Aguakan says it will invest in maintenance projects, expansion of coverage and modernization of the hydraulic infrastructure, which for 2023 includes 74 large projects of which 44 correspond to Benito Juárez (Cancun), 20 to Solidaridad (Playa del Carmen / Puerto Aventuras), three in Puerto Morelos and five for the municipality of Isla Mujeres (island and continental mainland).

One of the most important investments of the year is a program of actions to expand the Norponiente Treatment plant in Benito Juárez in response to the new demand in the area.

The demand is a result of accelerated urban development. In the same municipality, transition projects are being carried out to move the sludge management facilities and optimize water treatment.

In Isla Mujeres, Aguakan has planned projects related to sewerage, renovation of networks and sanitation, among others. They include the start-up of the activated sludge reactor in which 13 million pesos will be invested as well as the renovation and extension of a conduction line to which close to 6 million pesos are allocated.

In addition, there will be new adaptations to the Cárcamo de Rebombeo Convenciones for an investment of 5 million pesos.

For the municipality of Puerto Morelos, Aguakan says they have three projects planned, among which include the conditioning of the Blowers’ Booth with an investment of 2.7 million pesos.

In Solidaridad, 20 projects are being carried out to renew drinking water networks, among them the most outstanding is in the Tank Sector 7 in the Villamar II neighborhood and a collector between the Real Amalfi and Palmas subdivisionswith an investment of 13.5 million.

Aguakan says this historic investment will allow significant changes in the service it provides to the communities in the municipalities where it operates, ensuring compliance with the comprehensive service cycle and consolidating its plan. of development to maintain basic services in favor of the living conditions of Quintana Roo.